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A Tribute to Butch Trucks 3/1/17: thoughts, photos, videos.

Last Weds. March 1, I paid tribute to Butch Trucks with a special band: my Big in China core supplemented by Andy Aledort (Dickey Betts), Peter Levin (Gregg Allman) and Junior Mack (Jaimoe). This show meant a lot to me. March in NYC has…

it will be quiet up here for a bit

We are leaving tonight for Phuket. Not getting back until an hour or two before SB kickoff -- pray to the travel Gods for me and have a great week. Happy chinese New year.
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Eli Pictures from School Chinese New Years celebration

src="http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/1598/1258/320/100_1487.jpg" border="0" alt="" /> These kids were co cute. that is eli and claire Moy, his "love" on the bottom.
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Chinese New Years Photos

Yesterday Mr. Li brought some Chinese New year’s gifts for us, including a hanging fish decoration and a string of light up lanterns. He also gave me a pound of coffee beans, in a red package. Everything has to be red. I took…
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Dixie is doing fine

So many people have written, called, emailed, asking about my dad. Thanks for asking. He is doing fine, handling chemo far better than most seem to. He just took a week off his regime because he wanted to be strong for two gigs, including…
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About that long train ride...

We have offered to buy Yoo yong a plane tcket after reading this. BEIJING, China (Reuters) -- Migrant workers in south China are wearing adult diapers on packed trains heading home for the Lunar New Year holiday because they have no…

Here We go!

Thank you to my sister Laura Paul Kessler for sending me this link to the updated "here we Go" video. Even I am somewhat ashamed to say I got chills watching this. It's so pathetic and wonderful all at once, though the gratuitous shot of Carson…
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Gongxi Facai -- Happy New Year

Chinese New year is getting under way now. The official new year is next week. I’m not sure which day, but it basically goes on to some extent all of this week and next. Next week virtually everything shuts down-- restaurants, grocery stores,…

The Bus

I came across this story on the Detroit News sports page, which I check regularly to keep up with the Pistons and their amazing runs. It is really odd to me that the camera never found the Bus’ folks until these Playoffs considering how…

I wish I were funny enough...

To make this up.Fur lined knickers bannedFur-lined underwear has been banned in Uzbekistan after authorities deemed it too sexy.Sales of the furry slips have rocketed in temperatures that have hit the region of below minus 20C.But the government…